Identification Help - General Birds

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

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Is this a Dusky Flycatcher? (Dusky and Ashy always confuses me).
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This is Ashy Flycatcher

Dusky would be streaked and a grey color
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I would say Ashy, due to eye ring and no streaking on breast.

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Thank you Karin and Marj
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I am still working on thousends of wildlife pictures.
And again I can not identify a bird.
Seen in Kruger near Mopani Camp at Mooiplaas waterhole in April.
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Hi Ludwig, that is a Kittlitz’s Plover.
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Thank you Karin!
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Is this a Common Sandpiper?
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Correct
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Stunning pic :wink:
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Back from our latest trip and sorting out the first pictures.

Seen in Addo NP beginning of December 2023.

Is this an ordinary African Pipit, looks very pale.

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Grit1962 wrote: Sun Feb 25, 2024 4:15 pm Back from our latest trip and sorting out the first pictures.

Seen in Addo NP beginning of December 2023.

Is this an ordinary African Pipit, looks very pale.


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I would agree on African Pipit
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Is this a red-billed Quelea? Seen close to Olifants on Jan 9.

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Correct
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Another unidentified bird seen close to Lower Sabie on January 12.


My best guess is a young Yellow-throated Longclaw because of the yellowish underparts. Any idea?

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